The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Lead Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Architect
Rank 607 678 606
Rank change year-on-year
+71 -72
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Architect 315 294 392
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.33% 0.27% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.28% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 244 218 296
Median salary £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £60,300 £57,500 £57,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £100,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary £73,750 £66,758 £70,000
% change year-on-year
+10.47% -4.63%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
90823 105550 110058
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.28% 96.22% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 76065 87949 88918
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Lead Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Lead Architect in the job title.

Lead Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Lead Architect
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Lead Architect within the UK.

Lead Architect Salary Trend in the UK

Lead Architect
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lead Architect over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 within the UK.

Lead Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Lead Architect
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 25 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +66 298 £80,000 +6.66% 20
London +48 154 £90,000 +5.88% 11
Yorkshire +68 59 £80,000 +28.00% 2
West Yorkshire +75 57 £77,500 +82.35% 2
Bradford - 41 £80,000 -
South East +39 38 £80,000 +6.66% 2
City of London +66 22 £82,500 +34.69% 2
Leeds +40 17 £52,500 +23.52% 2
Hampshire +18 15 £90,000 +20.00%
East of England +12 12 £80,500 +15.00%
Surrey +30 11 £80,000 +12.28%
Scotland +28 8 £72,500 -3.33%
West Midlands -22 8 £61,625 -2.64% 1
Egham - 8 - -
Berkshire +20 7 £70,000 -6.66% 1
Portsmouth - 7 £90,000 -
Bedfordshire +17 6 £80,500 +15.00%
Havant +15 6 £90,000 +5.88%
North West +13 6 £62,500 +8.69% 2
East Midlands +10 6 £67,500 -1.81% 1
Edinburgh +18 4 £70,000 -
Glasgow +16 4 £72,500 -
South West -5 4 £82,500 +37.50% 1
Birmingham -13 4 £62,500 -21.87%
Bristol - 4 £82,500 - 1
Bracknell - 4 £70,000 -
Basingstoke - 4 £65,000 -
Northamptonshire +21 3 - - 1
Northampton +19 3 - - 1
Nottingham +10 3 £67,500 -

Lead Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, Lead Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Lead Architect in the job title.

1 175 (29.86%) Finance
2 174 (29.69%) Agile Software Development
3 168 (28.67%) TOGAF
4 146 (24.91%) Oracle
5 133 (22.70%) Enterprise Architecture
6 131 (22.35%) Retail
7 94 (16.04%) Java
8 82 (13.99%) JavaScript
9 75 (12.80%) Analytics
10 72 (12.29%) SOA
11 71 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
12 68 (11.60%) SQL
13 65 (11.09%) Big Data
14 64 (10.92%) Zachman Framework
15 62 (10.58%) ITIL
16 61 (10.41%) TDD
17 60 (10.24%) Web Services
18 59 (10.07%) E-Commerce
19 57 (9.73%) Windows
20 55 (9.39%) CRM
21 54 (9.22%) Data Warehouse
22 52 (8.87%) QA
23 51 (8.70%) Scrum
23 51 (8.70%) Mentoring
24 50 (8.53%) Project Management
24 50 (8.53%) Business Intelligence
24 50 (8.53%) Degree
25 49 (8.36%) Linux
26 48 (8.19%) Microsoft
26 48 (8.19%) VMware

Lead Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 48 (8.19%) WebSphere
2 28 (4.78%) Apache
2 28 (4.78%) IIS
3 22 (3.75%) Tomcat
4 20 (3.41%) Oracle Coherence
4 20 (3.41%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 12 (2.05%) Documentum
6 11 (1.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 10 (1.71%) SharePoint
8 9 (1.54%) Apache Spark
8 9 (1.54%) CMS
9 8 (1.37%) NetWeaver
9 8 (1.37%) SAP Portal
10 4 (0.68%) LiveLink
10 4 (0.68%) SAS
11 3 (0.51%) Joomla!
12 2 (0.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (0.34%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 42 (7.17%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.68%) Gephi
3 2 (0.34%) MS Office
3 2 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.34%) MS Project
3 2 (0.34%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 40 (6.83%) Oracle Retail
2 25 (4.27%) Oracle Financials
3 20 (3.41%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 10 (1.71%) SAP CRM
5 7 (1.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 6 (1.02%) Oracle BPM
6 6 (1.02%) Oracle EBS
7 5 (0.85%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 3 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
9 2 (0.34%) Oracle Cash Management
9 2 (0.34%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 2 (0.34%) SAP MDM
10 1 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
10 1 (0.17%) RMDS
10 1 (0.17%) SAP IS-U
10 1 (0.17%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 30 (5.12%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (4.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (4.27%) SaaS
4 23 (3.92%) PaaS
5 20 (3.41%) Office 365
6 18 (3.07%) IaaS
7 14 (2.39%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (0.85%) GitHub
9 3 (0.51%) Google Apps
10 2 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.34%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.34%) Heroku
10 2 (0.34%) OneDrive
11 1 (0.17%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 37 (6.31%) LAN
1 37 (6.31%) WAN
2 34 (5.80%) HTTP
3 24 (4.10%) SAN
4 21 (3.58%) FCoE
4 21 (3.58%) Fibre Channel
4 21 (3.58%) Multicast
4 21 (3.58%) NAS
5 20 (3.41%) iSCSI
5 20 (3.41%) Unified Communications
6 11 (1.88%) Internet
7 9 (1.54%) Network Security
8 7 (1.19%) Firewall
9 6 (1.02%) VPN
10 4 (0.68%) Broadband
10 4 (0.68%) DNS
10 4 (0.68%) LTE
10 4 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (0.34%) Intranet
11 2 (0.34%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (11.09%) Big Data
2 54 (9.22%) Data Warehouse
3 47 (8.02%) SQL Server
4 32 (5.46%) NoSQL
5 29 (4.95%) DB2
6 25 (4.27%) Hadoop
6 25 (4.27%) OLAP
7 22 (3.75%) Oracle OLAP
8 21 (3.58%) OLTP
9 16 (2.73%) Oracle Database
10 15 (2.56%) MongoDB
11 14 (2.39%) Relational Database
12 13 (2.22%) MySQL
12 13 (2.22%) RDBMS
13 11 (1.88%) Neo4j
13 11 (1.88%) SAP BW
14 10 (1.71%) Oracle Database 11g
15 8 (1.37%) Apache Cassandra
16 5 (0.85%) Apache Hive
16 5 (0.85%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 23 (3.92%) Jenkins
2 17 (2.90%) Maven
3 14 (2.39%) Hudson
4 13 (2.22%) Gradle
5 6 (1.02%) Git (software)
5 6 (1.02%) SoapUI
6 4 (0.68%) Eclipse
7 3 (0.51%) JIRA
7 3 (0.51%) Selenium
7 3 (0.51%) Subversion
8 2 (0.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.34%) Grunt
8 2 (0.34%) MSI
8 2 (0.34%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (0.34%) Travis CI
9 1 (0.17%) Airbrake
9 1 (0.17%) Appium
9 1 (0.17%) Codeship
9 1 (0.17%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.17%) Vagrant
General
1 175 (29.86%) Finance
2 131 (22.35%) Retail
3 45 (7.68%) Banking
4 24 (4.10%) Marketing
5 19 (3.24%) Telecoms
6 13 (2.22%) Automotive
7 12 (2.05%) Legal
8 10 (1.71%) Advertising
8 10 (1.71%) Manufacturing
9 9 (1.54%) Law
9 9 (1.54%) Retail Banking
10 7 (1.19%) Electronics
11 6 (1.02%) Investment Banking
12 5 (0.85%) Back Office
12 5 (0.85%) Local Government
13 3 (0.51%) Front Office
14 2 (0.34%) Corporate Banking
14 2 (0.34%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.34%) Military
14 2 (0.34%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (10.24%) Web Services
2 46 (7.85%) HTML
2 46 (7.85%) Middleware
3 45 (7.68%) .NET
4 41 (7.00%) REST
5 34 (5.80%) HTML5
6 33 (5.63%) Spring
7 32 (5.46%) XML
8 31 (5.29%) AngularJS
9 29 (4.95%) JSON
10 27 (4.61%) Node.js
11 23 (3.92%) React
12 21 (3.58%) Backbone.js
13 20 (3.41%) Spring Integration
14 19 (3.24%) ASP.NET
15 17 (2.90%) CSS
16 12 (2.05%) Hibernate
17 11 (1.88%) JDBC
18 10 (1.71%) Ruby on Rails
19 9 (1.54%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 41 (7.00%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (6.83%) Management Information System
3 37 (6.31%) Data Centre
4 17 (2.90%) Visualisation
5 16 (2.73%) Enterprise Software
6 14 (2.39%) Computer Science
7 11 (1.88%) Public Cloud
8 9 (1.54%) Taxonomies
9 8 (1.37%) Mainframe
9 8 (1.37%) User Experience
10 7 (1.19%) Derivative
10 7 (1.19%) IBM Mainframe
10 7 (1.19%) Mobile App
11 5 (0.85%) Cryptography
11 5 (0.85%) PKI
12 4 (0.68%) Data Integration
12 4 (0.68%) Fixed Income
12 4 (0.68%) Life Science
12 4 (0.68%) Neural Network
12 4 (0.68%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 57 (9.73%) Windows
2 49 (8.36%) Linux
3 22 (3.75%) Solaris
4 17 (2.90%) Unix
5 15 (2.56%) Windows 10
6 8 (1.37%) Android
7 7 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (1.19%) Windows Server
8 5 (0.85%) Apple iOS
8 5 (0.85%) CentOS
9 4 (0.68%) Oracle Linux
10 3 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.34%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.34%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.34%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.34%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.17%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (29.69%) Agile Software Development
2 168 (28.67%) TOGAF
3 133 (22.70%) Enterprise Architecture
4 75 (12.80%) Analytics
5 72 (12.29%) SOA
6 71 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
7 64 (10.92%) Zachman Framework
8 62 (10.58%) ITIL
9 61 (10.41%) TDD
10 59 (10.07%) E-Commerce
11 55 (9.39%) CRM
12 51 (8.70%) Mentoring
12 51 (8.70%) Scrum
13 50 (8.53%) Business Intelligence
13 50 (8.53%) Project Management
14 46 (7.85%) ETL
15 44 (7.51%) Logistics
16 42 (7.17%) RUP
17 41 (7.00%) Data Management
18 40 (6.83%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 94 (16.04%) Java
2 82 (13.99%) JavaScript
3 68 (11.60%) SQL
4 30 (5.12%) C#
5 25 (4.27%) Scala
6 21 (3.58%) Groovy
6 21 (3.58%) PL/SQL
6 21 (3.58%) Ruby
7 19 (3.24%) Python
8 14 (2.39%) PHP
9 8 (1.37%) C++
10 6 (1.02%) C
10 6 (1.02%) T-SQL
11 5 (0.85%) Bash Shell
11 5 (0.85%) Perl
12 3 (0.51%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.51%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.34%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.34%) R
13 2 (0.34%) VB
Qualifications
1 50 (8.53%) Degree
2 29 (4.95%) Security Cleared
3 25 (4.27%) SC Cleared
4 17 (2.90%) DV Cleared
5 12 (2.05%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (2.05%) CITP
5 12 (2.05%) ISEB
6 8 (1.37%) CCNP
7 7 (1.19%) ISTQB
7 7 (1.19%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 6 (1.02%) CISSP
9 4 (0.68%) CCDP
9 4 (0.68%) CCIE
9 4 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.51%) AWS Certification
10 3 (0.51%) IISP
10 3 (0.51%) MBA
10 3 (0.51%) MCSE
11 2 (0.34%) CCNP Voice
11 2 (0.34%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (8.87%) QA
2 5 (0.85%) COBIT
3 4 (0.68%) SLA
4 3 (0.51%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.51%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 34 (5.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (3.75%) Hyper-V
3 21 (3.58%) NFS
3 21 (3.58%) Oracle RAC
3 21 (3.58%) SRDF
4 20 (3.41%) Docker
4 20 (3.41%) KVM
4 20 (3.41%) Xen
5 5 (0.85%) Active Directory
6 3 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.34%) ProxySG
7 2 (0.34%) vCloud
8 1 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.17%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.17%) HDFS
8 1 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.17%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 16 (2.73%) Kubernetes
2 7 (1.19%) Puppet
3 4 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.51%) Ansible
4 3 (0.51%) SCCM
5 2 (0.34%) AirWatch
5 2 (0.34%) TeamSite
5 2 (0.34%) Terraform
5 2 (0.34%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.34%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 1 (0.17%) Kibana
6 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.17%) MOM
6 1 (0.17%) Salt
Vendors
1 146 (24.91%) Oracle
2 48 (8.19%) Microsoft
2 48 (8.19%) VMware
3 43 (7.34%) IBM
4 36 (6.14%) Cisco
5 32 (5.46%) SAP
6 24 (4.10%) EMC
7 22 (3.75%) ATG
7 22 (3.75%) NetApp
8 21 (3.58%) Intel
8 21 (3.58%) MuleSoft
9 20 (3.41%) Hyperion
9 20 (3.41%) PeopleSoft
9 20 (3.41%) Retek
10 18 (3.07%) Citrix
11 17 (2.90%) RedPrairie
12 15 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
13 12 (2.05%) Informatica
14 11 (1.88%) webMethods
15 10 (1.71%) Ab Initio
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Resource Solutions - Barclays
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £85000 - £95000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per week + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
InsightSoftware.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
SceneOne Ltd.
Salary: From £40,000 to £85,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Imperative People
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + excellent bens package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Huxley
Salary: £100000 - £110000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £80000.00 - £100000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
City, London
Massive Interactive
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 11 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £95000 - £110000 per annum + car allowance + bonus
Posted: 24 days ago
Bristol
People Source Consulting
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Posted: 18 days ago
Slough
People Source Consulting
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Remote Working + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago